Theories have been classified by
And Supranationalism, Internationalism,
This paper is a duplicate and a complement of Wednesday September 3 class.
Here are presented the two
Vclav Havel About European Identity
In an address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg in March 1994, the President (and
famous writer and poet) of the Czech Republic expounded his views on the underlying
bonds across the European continent:
A divided Union
Sep 23rd 2004
From The Economist print edition
The European Union has achieved much, but it may now be pushing up against
its limits, says Gideon Rachman
FOR many centuries Europe was the world's most powerful, prosperous and
Europeanization, differentiated from European integration as the impact of European policies
on national policies, practices, and politics, has had differing effects on E
The European Citizens
A few features of these newly born creatures.
The biggest transnational election of all time has just taken place in June 2004. Nearly
360 million voters from 25 member states were invited to elect their representatives to
Main European Union policies
ECN 331 - November
Employment and Health
Education and Culture
Competition and Free Market, Free Enterprise
EU Policies Employment and Health
Employment, Social Policy
The cost of WW2 in Europe
1948. Hague Conference
1949. The Council of Europe. 10 countries (today : 45)
1948-52. Marshall Plan and the OECE
1950. Plan Monnet. European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)
1954. Failure of the EDC (European Defens
Roman Empire AD 116
Europe circa 16 century
After WW2: The Cold War period
Just after WW2
The reconstruction of a ruined Western Europe
The Marshall Plan
Answers to questions
1) EU born in 1992 (or 91 or 93) Treaty of Maastricht (1.5)
2) 5 main institutions: (2.5)
Council of Ministers
Court of Justice
3) Parliament; Council of Ministers (2)
Balkanization? The Balkans? What do these words mean?
The Balkan Burden.
"The Balkans" have both geographic and geopolitical significance. Geographically, it
refers roughly to the region bounded by the Adriatic Sea, the southern Carpathian
European integration seems to
follow an erratic path.
A journey into institutional theory.
. The European Union has
1965 (merger treaty)
then SEA 1986
(dates of signature)
Glossary - Definitions
N.B. Make the difference between concepts, which represent reality, principles that
describe, and theories, which attempt to explain it.
Find definitions of other basic concepts in Chapter 2 on the blackboard and in
The Lisbon Strategy is a commitment to bring about economic, social and environmental
renewal in the EU. In March 2000, the European Council in Lisbon set out a ten-year strategy
to make the EU the world's most dynamic and competitive economy. Under the s
ECN 331 - Questions to work for reviewing (12/3) the final exam (12/6)
1- When was born the EU? (and not the EEC)
2- Name the 5 main institutions of the EU.
3- What are the legislatives bodies (lawmakers) of the EU?
4- Cite an institution whose m
Competition Policy in the European
Effective competition is crucial to an open market economy. It cuts prices, raises quality
and expands customer choice. Competition allows technological innovation to flourish.
For this to happen, fair play on the
Money and Finance in the EU (and the US)
1 Basics. A reminder.
10 Securities and liquidity:
- a security is a liquidity risk, a capital risk, a purchase power risk
- money is an economic good: liquidity (can buy anything), circulation (everyone
4 European managers who are citizens of the world
Ghosn, Branson, Brabeck-Letmathe, Tronchetti Provera.
1) Carlos Ghosn
The automotive giant that everyone thought had come to the end of the road with dropping sales
and debts of $17bn.
The economics of integration - Free trade or
1) The settings
2) The economics of tariffs
3) The six stages of economic integration
4) The economics of FTA and customs unions
5) From protectionism to free trade in Europe.
1) The settings
The ECB monetary policy
Since 1 January 1999 the European Central Bank (ECB) has conducted the
single monetary policy for the euro area. The Treaty on European Union
assigns the Eurosystem the pri
The EUs approach to relocation and restructuring.
(1996-2002 - Summary of reports - ECN331A)
Relocation and restructuring of industry and services are permanent features of the Union.
However the coincidence of a number of critical developments in the Uni
Maps of the World
The Triad: Three Most
developed Economic Blocs
J APAN +
Income Inequality Is Inversely
Related to Trade and Growth
How Is the World ?
Unemployment rate: 30% combined
unemployment and underemployment in
Regulations in the EU
a quizz: http:/news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/2836621.stm
all the regs at http:/www.apeda.com/apeda/eu_regulations/
The EU's relations with the United States of America
EU Proposes Tighter Customs Regulations
The move is spurred by US
The Fed's Monetary Policy Tools
Adding or reducing reserves in the banking system affects the money supply. Let us consider the
Fed's role in changing the money supply. It should come as no surprise that the Fed changes the
money supply by altering the le
Money & Finance
Securities or liquidities?
Securities for what?
A Monetary System
A Central Bank
A Money Market
Goals of a Monetary Policy
Common Agricultural Policy
So many treaties
plus a CAP
1960 - 1962 many reforms after 1968 until now
WHY a CAP?
Response to need for food security in Europe
Consumers could be sure of secure supplies
at stable prices (the af
The EU today
What is this UFO?
(Unidentified Federating Organization)
The EU's share of the world's total trade in goods,
2001, compared with Japan and the United States
The EU's share of the world's total trade in
services, 2001, compared w